Heart Bones at Lincoln Hall 7/10/19

Heart Bones have played Chicago before, and I couldn’t make it for whatever reason. Having now witnessed the live show for myself, the feeling of regret only deepens. Despite not having an album out yet (and it sounds like we’ll be waiting a while before it comes out) they burned through an hour of material without missing a beat. Separately I’ve enjoyed both members of … Continue reading Heart Bones at Lincoln Hall 7/10/19

Spandau Ballet at House Of Blues 4/25/2015

It was 80’s night at House Of Blues on Saturday as British quintet Spandau Ballet made their return to the States after almost 30 years. The group played a few shows in California in January, but officially kicked off the Soul Boys Of The Western World campaign to coincide with the release of a documentary about the band. The audience was made up mostly of … Continue reading Spandau Ballet at House Of Blues 4/25/2015

Kitten-Like A Stranger EP

Earlier this year, in April, I had the great pleasure of catching a set by Kitten when they opened for The Joy Formidable at The Vic. Their stage presence was immediately noticed as they ripped through songs from their other recent EP Cut It Out. Chloe Chaidez tore the stage apart as she shimmied, shook, and snarled across every inch of the boards. Backed up … Continue reading Kitten-Like A Stranger EP